THE D'OYLY CARTE OPERA COMPANY

Muriel Burnett (1948-49)

Muriel Burnett's career on the London Stage extended from 1937 to 1951. She is the answer to the trivia question "who succeeded Helen Roberts as D'Oyly Carte principal soprano in August 1948." Miss Burnett sang Josephine in H.M.S. Pinafore, Mabel in The Pirates of Penzance, Elsie Maynard in The Yeomen of the Guard, and Gianetta in The Gondoliers for one season. In July 1949 she left the D'Oyly Carte Opera Company and was herself succeed by Muriel Harding, who moved up from smaller soprano roles.



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